Hosting a party is never a simple feat. On top of inviting your guests, preparing the food, and decorating the space, you also have to deal with getting through the party itself with as little drama as possible. Unfortunately, that's often easier said than done.
To prepare you for the craziness that could happen at your bash, we've listed five common party situations that could leave you gnashing your teeth in frustration and how to react to each of them. Keep them in mind and you won't have to lose your cool.
(Screencaps from The Family Stone courtesy of Fox 2000 Pictures.)